Aussie gold production hits 317t record

THE magic number for Australian gold production is 317. That is the record level of tonnes produced in 2018, according to gold consultancy Surbiton Associates.

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Cadia was one of the top five of Australia's gold producers in 2018.

The previous record was 314.5t in 1997.

The record was achieved despite a slow start in the March quarter, when production was only 74t due to wet weather and production problems at some operations.

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